Human Resources

Human resources can be a messy area of any small business -- managing, hiring and firing employees is no easy task! Gain from our expert knowledge, tips and advice on human resources for small business from our collection of blog posts, small business tools and more!

The phone screen interview: What questions should I ask?

If you've got a good job posting out there, and know clearly what you need to pay, you should have a solid batch of resumes to sift through.

How to write a job posting that attracts great applicants (and repels the ones you DON’T want)

The job posting is the most fundamental tool that you have to attract great talent to a job opening, yet many business owners fail to use it

Employee Compensation: 3 mistakes small businesses make

Issues surrounding employee compensation come up frequently for the small business owner. When it’s time to start recruiting for a job

Hiring employees? Here’s 5 things you need to know

Hiring employees is hard. It’s time consuming and it’s risky (mistakes are painful and costly). For most of us, it’s not something that

Employee Interview Guide: The Business Owner Interview Guide

How to find and hire the right person for the job When you are growing your business, hiring the right people for the right jobs

How to attract talent to your small business (and how not to)

There's nothing that makes a business more successful than top-notch talent. When a business owner has a team they can count on, the sky is

4 interview disasters you’ll never forget

When I'm successful in helping a business to grow, they ultimately need to hire more people. So I get involved in helping them to recruit,

Awkward Biz Moments: How to NOT quit a job

Introducing awkward moments: The Business Owner Edition! We're starting a new series called "Awkward Biz Moments" where we collect

Employee retention: Skipping the counter offer

Most of the time, when a resignation letter lands on your desk, it’s a surprise. You've worked hard to focus on employee retention and

5 great ways to encourage your team

If things are going a little rough in your business, it's really important to keep moral up. Encouraging and motivating your team is